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Lee Lawshe is FWC's 2014 Officer of the Year

January 15, 2014 

Lawshe works in St. Johns County, will represent FWC throughout the year at various events. 

Tip, social media help investigators catch 4 men linked to animal killings, burglary, arson

January 15, 2014 

Facebook posts reveal illegal taking of alligators, hogs, other wildlife. 

FWC, partners release dozens of sea turtles rescued from cold in NW Fla. waters

January 14, 2014 

Approximately 50 were returned to the Gulf off Cape San Blas. 

In 2013, fewer Florida panther deaths

January 07, 2014 

20 documented panther deaths last year, compared to 27 in 2012. 

FWC busy responding to manatee deaths

January 07, 2014 

Preliminary count of documented manatee deaths was 829 for 2013. 

Releasing Florida’s biggest TrophyCatch earns angler bling and ultimate bragging rights

January 07, 2014 

New Jersey man wins championship ring for his 13-pound, 14-ounce bass. 

St. Johns River blue crab trap closure starts Jan. 16

January 07, 2014 

10-day closure allows for removal of lost, abandoned traps. 

Crappie anglers enjoy a happy new year

January 03, 2014 

Cast a line for one of the most popular freshwater fishes in Florida. 

Female lion returned to primary enclosure

January 03, 2014 

The animal remained within facility's 10-ft. perimeter fence, never posing immediate risk to public. 

Panther repeatedly spotted in Collier neighborhood found dead

January 02, 2014 

Unusual white marking leads scientists to believe it's the same panther that's been seen in area yards recently. 

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